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Ingénieur Doriat

Ingénieur Doriat

Doriat, 1931




Lovely old French peony.  Like many of these old cultivars, it really needs to be staked but it is worth the effort.  The flowers open light pink with a few magenta streaks. They rapidly fade to a delicate pale pink. The form is flower-in-flower.



Height: 60-90 cm

Fragrance: Excellent

Sidebuds: 1 to 2 per stem

Staking required: Best when staked

Bloom Week: 5

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  • A Note on Observations

    Observations of height, side buds, and staking are the observations from Hudson, Quebec (zone 5a) grown in full sun, in a clay based soil. In different environments plants will perform slightly different. Instead of 1 to 2 side buds per stem, you may have none. If growing in slightly shadier environment, your peony may require staking. The observations are meant as a general guide, in how your peony should perform in optimal planting. In the case of fragrance, these are observations based on personal sniff tests in the field, we must bear in mind our olfactory senses are all different. 

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